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Role of Lawyers in Social and Political Change in Common Law Jurisdictions

7th November 2019

Jointly hosted by Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong and CLA, this seminar will be delivered by Steven Thiru, Vice President (Australasia) CLA.

Lawyers and Bar associations, both national and international, have an important societal role in upholding the rule of law and fundamental constitutional rights.  This is over and above a lawyer’s professional duties to court and client. This societal role is peculiar to lawyers, as it is a derived from the nature of our training and our experience.

When?: Thursday, 7 November 2019, 12:30 – 2:00 pm

Where?: Academic Conference Room, 11/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong (HKU MTR Exit C1)

Please register online to reserve a place. For enquiries, please refer to Ms. Coria Cheng by email

For the full lecture poster, please click here.


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